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“Gorgeous beach” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Canaveral National Seashore

Canaveral National Seashore
308 Julia St., Titusville, FL 32796
407-267-1110
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Ranked #1 of 15 Activities in Titusville
Type: Beaches, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Sightseeing Tours
Activities: Birdwatching, Viewing foliage, Viewing wildlife
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Paris, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Gorgeous beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

This is a beautiful, unspoiled stretch of beach. Plan to spend time driving through nature areas and watching manatees and birds, but the beach is the main draw. No concessions so pack a picnic and enjoy a day at the beach! There is so much beach here you will not be crowded. Enjoy!

Visited January 2014
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Redlands, California
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“Beautiful Pristine Beaches and Birds Galore”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I did not spend a lot of time on the drive along the seashore and I only went to the portion of the park down near Bio Lab Road in the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. But even the short time I spent was worthwhile. A sand and vegetation berm separates the road from the seashore. The seashore is beautiful foamy waves with gulls and other shore birds in abundance and hardly another soul around.

I was primarily interested in birds and I saw types of birds here that I did not see at Merritt Island, so this was another very nice add-on for that purpose.

Visited January 2014
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KY
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“Nature's Wonderland”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We visited the northern section of the national seashore and delighted in the natural state of beauty that once was Florida.
Walk the Turtle Mound, drive out to any pull off and walk over the sand dune and walk the walk the beach. Look for wildlife in the ocean, on the beach and hiding in the underbrush.
Listen to the wild and the surf.
It is difficult to return to "civilized" Florida after enjoying the peace in the park.

Visited December 2013
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Claremont, New Hampshire
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“Beautiful beach, good wildlife”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

This beach has a wonderful mix of wildlife and sand. My children thoroughly enjoyed wave jumping and seeing various birds, wild pigs and racoons.

Visited December 2013
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Woodbridge, Virginia
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“Nice place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

We were in the area from a cruise ship and took a rental car up to Playlinda Beach. We chose it for the solitude and there were only a few cars in the parking lot (#5). The beach was nice, but the day was extremely windy. Additionally, there was a pretty strong rip current at this spot. Nevertheless, we spent a couple of enjoyable hours swimming, relaxing, and beachcombing.

A couple of notes - you have to pay the National Seashore entrance fee - $5. Take some additional time and go up to the Manatee Observation Deck at Merritt Island. We made a fairly quick stop and were still able to see four manatees!

Visited December 2013
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